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Putin faces historic threat to absolute grip on power in Russia - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Putin faces historic threat to absolute grip on power in Russia

Both Putin and Russia will likely come out of the crisis weaker

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Russia resumes Ukraine grain-export deal in abrupt reversal

Chicago wheat futures were down 6.7% as of 2.10 pm London time, the most since March.
Biden to speak with Xi in bid to keep pressuring Putin - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Biden to speak with Xi in bid to keep pressuring Putin

"This is part of our ongoing efforts to maintain open lines of communication between the United States and the PRC."

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Putin's financial isolation serves as cautionary tale for Xi Jinping

The economic isolation imposed on Russia has been a stark reminder of the persistence of American power.

US politics


What do Vladimir Putin of Russia, Narendra Modi of India and Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil have in common with Donald Trump?

US Presidential Race

Russia President not ready to recognise Biden as US President

When asked if the move could damage US-Russia relations, he said: “there’s nothing to damage, they’re already ruined.”


Putin approves first Covid-19 vaccine even as clinical trials go on, hopes to 'begin mass production' soon

“The first registration has taken place,” Putin said Tuesday at a televised government meeting, adding that one of his daughters has already been given the vaccine. “I hope that we can soon begin mass production.”

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SINGAPORE (Apr 29): “I suggest you build and not just buy. You are more likely to win the race this way.” — Manpower Minister Josephine Teo, urging financial institutions to invest more in training their workforce.

Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

AMMAN (April 10): A joint command center made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday said the US strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it would respond to any new

US punishes Russia over election hacks

WASHINGTON (Dec 30): The United States on Thursday fired back at Moscow for meddling in the presidential election, imposing tough sanctions on Russia's top two intelligence agencies, expelling 35 agents and shutting down two Russian compounds on US so